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Dartford 0-1 Chester

Gareth Seddon

Gareth Seddon scored the only goal as Chester beat relegation rivals Dartford.

Neither side managed to get a shot on goal until Seddon volley past Darts keeper Alan Julian after the break.

Mikel Suarez threatened for the hosts, but he failed to finish past Aaron Chapman after going on a mazy solo run into the box.

Chapman ensured victory, parrying Lee Noble's stinging effort around the post five minutes from time.

Victory lifts Chester to 19th in the table, six points above the relegation places, while Dartford remain in 22nd and four points from safety.

Line-ups

Dartford

  • 1Julian
  • 14Mitchell-King
  • 38McAuley
  • 4Sterling
  • 6CornhillSubstituted forSuarezat 74'minutes
  • 30WoodyardSubstituted forNobleat 62'minutes
  • 31StevensonSubstituted forCollierat 82'minutes
  • 10Bradbrook
  • 20Burns
  • 40Wall
  • 11Harris

Substitutes

  • 15Collier
  • 23Ibrahim
  • 5Clark
  • 8Noble
  • 37Suarez

Chester

  • 31Chapman
  • 27KillockBooked at 85mins
  • 12Turner
  • 3Heath
  • 5Linwood
  • 24Rooney
  • 16Bond
  • 15Turner
  • 21MahonSubstituted forLindfieldat 90+2'minutes
  • 19Seddon
  • 10TaylorSubstituted forDanielsat 90+3'minutes

Substitutes

  • 34Menagh
  • 11Lindfield
  • 20Daniels
  • 1Danby
  • 25Bridge
Referee:
Kevin Johnson
Attendance:
1,610

Match Stats

Home TeamDartfordAway TeamChester
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Dartford 0, Chester FC 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dartford 0, Chester FC 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Brendon Daniels replaces Matty Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Chester FC. Craig Lindfield replaces Craig Mahon.
Foul by Craig Mahon (Chester FC).
Lee Noble (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Alex Wall (Dartford) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Corner, Dartford.
Attempt saved. Lee Noble (Dartford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Ross Killock (Chester FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Ross Killock (Chester FC).
Alex Wall (Dartford) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dartford. Nathan Collier replaces Jim Stevenson.
Attempt missed. Rory McAuley (Dartford) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Lee Noble with a cross.
Foul by John Rooney (Chester FC).
Tyrone Sterling (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Gareth Seddon (Chester FC) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Joe Heath with a cross.
Attempt missed. John Rooney (Chester FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Foul by Andrew Bond (Chester FC).
Tyrone Sterling (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Foul by Alex Wall (Dartford).
Paul Linwood (Chester FC) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dartford. Mikel Suarez replaces Max Cornhill.
Corner, Chester FC.
Corner, Chester FC.
Attempt blocked. Joe Heath (Chester FC) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, Chester FC.
Attempt missed. Danny Harris (Dartford) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Attempt saved. Lee Noble (Dartford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Attempt missed. Jim Stevenson (Dartford) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Matty Taylor (Chester FC).
Alan Julian (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Elliot Bradbrook (Dartford) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Dartford. Lee Noble replaces Alex Woodyard.
Corner, Chester FC.
Attempt missed. Matty Taylor (Chester FC) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Corner, Chester FC.
Foul by John Rooney (Chester FC).
Tyrone Sterling (Dartford) wins a free kick.
Foul by Andrew Bond (Chester FC).
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